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Noun1.Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit fliesCeratitis - Mediterranean fruit flies    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Ceratitis capitata, medfly, Mediterranean fruit fly - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit
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Adult diet and exposure to semiochemicals influence male mating success in Ceratitis rosa (Diptera: Tephritidae).
Evaluating attractency of some protein derivatives for the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedmann) and the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders).
This gregarious parasitoid attacks fruit flies of the genus Ceratitis, Dacus and Bactrocera (Diptera: Tephritidae) (NOYES, 2012; LASALLE & WHARTON, 2002).
2011), who have found reduced damage on fruit treated with kaolin when exposed to Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824) (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults in field conditions.
Influencia de substancias atrativas no comportamento alimentar e na preferencia de oviposicao de Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae).
During the same period, there werw only 694 Ceratitis capitata and 452 Anastrepha fraterculus individuals captured, which represents a low catch, with na average catch per trap of 3.
A survey of hymenopterous Larva-Pupal parasitoids associated with Anastrepha fraterculus and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) infesting wild guava (Psidium guajava) and peach (Prunus persica) in the southernmost section of the Bolivian yungas .
In Brazil, 11 species of Anastrepha have already been reported on guava crops, in addition to the exotic species Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock, 1994 and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824) (Zucchi, 2001,2008; Silva et al.